Grant winners – 30 June 2016

A round-up of recent recipients of research council cash

June 30, 2016
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National Institute for Health Research

Health Technology Assessment (NIHR HTA) Programme

Mentalization for offending adult males (MOAM)


Specific versus generic psychological therapy for adolescents with social anxiety disorder: a comparison of Clark & Wells condition-specific cognitive therapy adapted for adolescents, with the generic cognitive behaviour therapy that is currently used in adolescent services


The Prognosis in Palliative care Study II (PiPS2)


Public Health Research (PHR) Programme

Universal school-based prevention: examining the impact of the Good Behaviour Game on health-related outcomes for children


Economic and Social Research Council

Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST)

Learning and unlearning terrorism: the transition from civilian life into paramilitarism and back again during the conflict and peace process in Northern Ireland


Research grants

Boats, borders and asylum: the global politics of irregular migration in maritime space


Understanding and improving risk assessment on domestic abuse cases


Working memory across the adult lifespan: an adversarial collaboration


Reshaping global capital: the politics of uncertainty in China’s financial transnationalisation


In detail

Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST)

Award winners: Paul Thomas (PI) and Michele Grossman
Institutions: University of Huddersfield and Victoria University, Australia
Value: £124,950

Community reporting thresholds: sharing information with authorities concerning violent extremist activity and involvement in foreign conflict: a UK replication study

The first people to suspect that someone is involved in acts of violent extremism will often be close to them – family, friends, community insiders. Their preparedness to report them to authorities is viewed as a key step to the prevention of violent extremism. This project will explore people’s views, experiences and concerns if they were ever faced with this scenario; the dilemma they are confronted with. “Our UK study will…include a sub-sample of white British community respondents from marginalised communities and will intentionally over-sample young people, in recognition of recent American evidence that has stated that they are ‘associate gatekeepers’ for young friends at risk of radicalisation,” said Paul Thomas, professor of youth and policy at the University of Huddersfield.

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